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Why am I not allowed to smoke a day before lasik surgery?

Why am I not allowed to smoke a day before lasik surgery?

Smoking: Smoking is not contraindicated prior to lasik but it is terrible for you and surgeon probably does not want to smell it on you. ...Read more

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When will i be able to smoke after lasik eye surgery?

When will i be able to smoke after lasik eye surgery?

Smoking & LASIK: Smoking can make dry eyes worse - and that can impact the results of lasik. You can speak with your doctor - but the longer you avoid smoking - the better. ...Read more

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How do I know when will i be able to smoke after lasik eye surgery ?

Never without : Suffering some symptoms of dryness and irritation. For a variety of reasons, the ocular surface is compromised after lasik surgery. Consequently the ocular surface is intrinsically more dry. Smoking anytime will worsen that both from the effects of the smoke and the pharmaceutical effect of the tobacco. Discuss the situation with your doc and see if you can come up with an agreeable compromise. ...Read more

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What should I expect on the day of lasik surgery?

What should I expect on the day of lasik surgery?

Easy Procedure: On the day of the procedure the best option is to be calm. The procedure is fast and simple, it would only take about 2-3 minutes per eye. Expect to be given a calming pill then your eyes will be cleaned and you will be taken into the operating suite. ...Read more

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I've been having diminished night vision and diminished vision during the day wearing sun glasses. I had lasik surgery 13 yrs ago. Any suggestions?

I've been having diminished night vision and diminished vision during the day wearing sun glasses. I had lasik surgery 13 yrs ago. Any suggestions?

Diminished vision: There are many potential causes of diminished vision under low illumination including cataracts, low vitamin a levels and other disorders. This may have nothing to do with your lasik. Please see an eye doctor for a thorough eye exam. ...Read more

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The day after having lasik eye surgery can you go to the movies?

The day after having lasik eye surgery can you go to the movies?

yes.: I would suggest that you rest the day of your surgery--go home after your procedure and rest. You should be fine to enjoy the movie the next day. ...Read more

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The next day of having lasik eye surgery, I was informed that I have strange immune response that delay my vision improvement. Is that curable?

The next day of having lasik eye surgery, I was informed that I have strange immune response that delay my vision improvement. Is that curable?

Hard to say: The problem with eye surgery is that sometimes it induces the body's immune system to react to the eye tissue as a foreign protein. The results depends on how severe or type of immune response against it. Trust your ophthalmologist to assist you on this and do not skip any follow-up appts. ...Read more

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